A Silver Creek man was arrested Monday on a charge of tampering with evidence after he allegedly tried to hide a car involved in a wreck by covering it with dirt, reports stated.

According to the Floyd County Jail:

Thomas Raymond Vautour, 47, of 3113 Wax Road, left the scene of a wreck after he tried to force another car off the road at the intersection of Wax Road and Old Wax Road on Oct. 29.

He tried to hide the car by covering it in dirt behind his home.

Vautour remained in jail on Monday night on charges of felony tampering with evidence, along with misdemeanor reckless driving, failure to report an accident and hit and run.

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